Dr. Nikos Christofis was born in 1981 in Larissa, Greece. He was graduated from the Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies department of University of Cyprus in 2003. He had his MA degree from University of Manchester in United Kingdom. He took his PhD from Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS) in Leiden University with his dissertation called “From Socialism via Anti-Imperialism to Nationalism. EDA – TİP: Socialist Contest over Cyprus” under the supervision of Prof. Erik Jan Zürcher and Prof. Athanasia Anagnostopoulou. He has published many articles in refereed journals as well as book reviews and books. He is currently working as an advisor of Athanasia Anagnostopoulou, MP of Achaia from the governing SYRIZA party in Greece. He is a well-known Turkish Politics expert in Greece.